panorama photography and related projects
In memory of Fred Zieren
In the eighties of the last century Fred Zieren, surveyor in service of Rijswijk, made a few panoramas in the neighbourhood. In 2008 the b/w negatives were digitized by Fred and me. Fred passed away in 2015.
Fred Zieren with his large panorama of Rijswijk (1980)
Click the images for large versions of the panoramas.
You will find some comparisons with the same locations in 2008 in the sidebar.
Panorama made on May 25, 1980 from a hill in what is now the Wilhelminapark
Panorama - made earlier in 1980, in approx. the same location
Panorama from one of the hills in Elsenburgerbos under construction
Linear panorama of the Jan Thijssenweg, viewed from the Nassaukade
Linear panorama of the Jaagpad, between numbers 192 (left) and 76 (right) - Shooting date: 1981
Linear montage of trams (line 1) on the Delftweg
Fred Zieren made this panorama on May 25, 1980 from a hill which today has become a observation-post in the park
This large b/w panorama - printed and mounted on the inside of a ring with several meters diameter - was on display in the Rijswijk City Hall for many years .
Fred Zieren made this panorama early 1980. Exact shooting date unknown.
The Elsenburgerbos was opened in 1979.